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Woburn Masonic Care

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Vacancy
No
Name
Woburn Masonic Care
Category
Rest Home Care
Address
63 Wai-iti Crescent
Lower Hutt
Lower Hutt
Postal Address
63 Wai-iti crescent
DHB
Hutt Valley
Phone
04 5696839
Fax
04 5698010
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Christine Townsend
Owner
The Masonic Villages Trust - 04 569 8512
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Description
Woburn Masonic Care shares the Trust mission "Great Care" and our Vision to be the prefered choice for residents,families and staff.
Our Values are
Benevolence-kindness and consideration to everyone.
Charitable-We do things for people without expecting return
Respect-We are understanding and non-judgmental and have respect for our environment and community.
Excellence-We deliver the very best in everything we do.
We continually strive for improvement.
Integrity- We always operate with honesty and ethically.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy No
Some larger rooms are available for resthome level residents that attract an additional charge.Please discuss this with the manager at time of enquiry.
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 7 Dec 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Two registered nurses are on duty from 7am till 3pm and from 3pm till 11pm.One RN works over night from 11pm till 7am.the Facility manager is also a registered nurse and is available during the week.The manager is on callfor nurses 24/7.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers No Our great teams of cargivers support the residents and Rns to see that care is provided to a very high standard.
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly As required
Occupational Therapist Yes As required
Diversional Therapist No One full time diversional therapist and a part time staff member
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Two staff work part as above cover a programme from monday to saturday.
Hairdresser Yes Visits 3 days per week. Barber monthly
Podiatrist Yes Visits monthly or as required by referral from the Registered nurses.Staff maintain normal nail cutting.
Dietitian Yes As required
Accredited Visitors Yes As required
Kaumatua Yes As required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes As required
Other Personnel Yes Independent Advocate, The facility GP visits twice a week.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Woburn Masonic Care provides palliative care for any of our residents who require it.We work closely with the Te Omanga hospice.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Gerontological Care Yes The majority of our staff have worked in an aged care environment for more than 4 years and have extensive experience and training in Care of the older adult.We also have access to DHB nurse specialists for additional support.
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite No is only available in the event we have an empty bed for a short time.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes Small private room provided
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms single
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes By negotiation we can sometimes accomodate a couple in one room.
Ensuite Yes Toilet and Handbasin
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All furniture provided but small items may be brought in eg. an armchair, television
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour every Friday afternoon is part of recreation programme.Individual requirements can be met at the residents own cost.
Pets In Residence No However we have regular visits from Canine friends.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Own pets may be brought in to visit but all dogs must be on a lead.Birds or fish by negotiation.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone connection in each room to allow residents to have own private phone at own expense and shared communal phones for those who do not need their own
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Individual controls on each radiator
Residents Committee Yes Resident's meetings are held each school holidays.
Family Committee No Family meetings are held twice a year instead of sending satisfaction surveys.we welcome family feedback at any time.
Newsletter Yes Periodic newsletters for residents and family are posted.Any items and suggestions for the newsletter are welcome.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes A policy is in place and we pride ourselves on being a restraint free facility.
Confused Residents Yes Many of our residents have some level of confusion however we do not provide a secure dementia unit.we are unable to accommodate people who may wander away as we have many external doors.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Several communal lounge areas for relaxation and shared activities.
Outings Yes 10 seater coach for regular coach outings.
Smokers Room Yes Room provided for residents who smoke
Smoking Permitted Yes Visitors may only smoke outside in the designated area.
Semi-Secure Yes All exterior doors are alarmed after normal working hours and a security firm provides regular surveillance.
Sprinklers Yes Sprinklers and smoke alarms throughout the building with regular emergency drills held for staff.
Audit report available Yes We are proud to have received a four year certification period at our last audit in December 2014.Please feel free to look at the detail on the MOH website.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Special Features
Special Features
In house chapel and Library.

Flat easy access site with pleasant surroundings and gardens.

Recreation programme tailored to individual needs for rest home and hospital residents - Run Monday - Saturday.

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Two Recreation staff on site providing extensive programme from Monday through to Saturday. This includes Art, Advocate, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Computer Experience,Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Men, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral Care, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos Individual as well as group activities are catered for.

Each resident or their family are asked to complete an activity assessment on admission to help us develop and activity plan to suit each individual.

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All meals cooked on a 6 weekly rotating menu. A summer and winter menu are included.Theme days are held periodically for example St Patrick's day,Valentines day.Families are welcome to purchase meals. Residents are offered a selection of meal options and home baking. Individual needs are assessed and catered for.
Associated Complexes The Masonic Villages Trust has retirement villages in Horowhenua, Wairarapa,Palmesrston north and Foxton providing rest home ,hospital and retirement housing options
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Hairdresser, glasses, dentures, telephone, specialist fees,non pharmac funded medications.Occasionally larger rooms are available for resthome care which have an additional daily fee, Please contact manager for further details
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreters are available on request.
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 1 Nov 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes The Catholic church provide comminion weekly.
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes Weekly services are held in our chapel on a rotation basis by local churches. We attempt to assist residents to meet their spiritual and cultural needs. No Masonic conections are required for consideraton for admission
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.30 km Taxi vouchers are available on request. Bus stop is now on Woburn Road.
Shops 1.50 km Small shop provided on site.
Mall 1.50 km Close to Queensgate Mall, Lower Hutt
Parks 0.50 km Close to Riddiford Park and Hutt Recreation
Library 1.00 km Library with extensive range of large print books on site.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Village Registration not Required Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017

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